- India confirmed news of Shaw's debut on the match eve, while leaving out Mayank and middle-order specialist Hanuma Vihari, who featured in India's last Test at the Oval.
- India confirmed their 12 men for this match. So make fantasy team with them only.
- Shardul Thakur or Kuldeep Yadav - one will play depend on pitch condition.
- Virat Kohli will lead the team.
- Main Batters - Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wk)
- Main Fast Bowlers - Umesh Yadav (right-arm medium fast), Mohammed Shami (right-arm medium fast)
- Main Spinners - Ravindra Jadeja (left-arm orthodox),
- Mail All-rounders- Ravichandran Ashwin (off-spin),
- Opener - Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul
- Law confirmed that senior pacer Kemar Roach will miss the first Test.
- Sunil Ambris scored a century in the practice match so he can play this match.
- Jason Holder will lead the team.
- Main Batters - Kraigg Brathwaite, Kieran Powell, Shai Hope, Shimron Hetmyer, Shane Dowrich (wk)
- Main Fast Bowlers - Shannon Gabriel (right-arm medium fast), Keemo Paul (right-arm medium fast)
- Main Spinners - Devendra Bishoo (leg-spin)
- Mail All-rounders- Jason Holder (right-arm medium fast), Roston Chase (off-spin)
- Opener - Kraigg Brathwaite, Kieran Powell